[TOKYO] The Japanese economy contracted the most in over four years in the third quarter as capital expenditure tumbled, raising concerns about demand at home and overseas as the export-reliant...

[TOKYO] Japan's household spending unexpectedly fell in October and real wages slipped for a third straight month, adding to concerns about the strength of the economy as global trade frictions...

[TOKYO] Japan's exports likely rose at a solid pace in May, led by demand for semiconductor related products and supporting views the economy is pulling out of a rough patch after shrinking in...

JAPAN'S headline inflation slowed in March from February, highlighting the central bank's struggle to hit its 2 per cent price growth target after five years of heavy stimulus, keeping it...

[TOKYO] Japan's longest run of economic growth since the 1980s asset bubble was expected to stall in the first quarter but is seen likely to regain some momentum over the course of the year, a...

[TOKYO] Japan's core machinery orders rose 2.1 per cent in February from the previous month, government data showed on Wednesday, suggesting a pick-up in capital expenditure...

[TOKYO] Japanese workers' wages fell for the third consecutive month in February after adjustments for inflation, in a worrying sign that consumer spending could slow as salaries fail to keep...

[TOKYO] Japan's household spending suffered the biggest annual decline in nearly a year in February, data showed on Friday, reinforcing the view that slow wage growth is keeping consumers from...

[TOKYO] Japan's trade recovery continued into February, with exports and imports registering growth...

[TOKYO] Japan's cabinet approved on Tuesday a plan to improve the accuracy of the government's initial estimate of gross domestic product by collecting more data from the private sector on...